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What President Trump Said

According to SNOPES fact checking, President Trump made a comment about George Floyd in the White House Rose Garden during a discussion about U.S. job numbers in May. He went off topic and said: Equal justice under the law must mean that every American receives equal treatment in every encounter with law enforcement regardless of…

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You Expect Me To Punt?

C-Span today reported Senator Lindsey Graham saying: “You don’t agree with what I’m doing. You think I’m in Trump’s pocket. I get all that. It’s not lost on me of what you think. And I’m sad because I like you all. But to expect me to punt? You can forget it.” What does ‘to punt’…

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Spotted on the pages of IMA

“Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it” Tallulah Bankhead (1902—1968) “We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones” Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613—1680)

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Plaintive

Plaintive – expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful from Latin planctus- the sound of a person striking their breast, from the verb plangere – to beat, strike, mourn, bewail.

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Get Thee To A Pulse Oximeter

A pulse oximeter shines two lights through your fingertip or earlobe: one red light and one infrared light. Blood containing lots of oxygen absorbs more infrared light and lets more red light pass through it. Blood without enough oxygen absorbs more red light and lets more infrared light pass through it. If your blood cells…